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Hey, could you guys help me out? (not a problem just a request) - March 8th 2011, 03:36 PM

My High school Junior English class has started an essay. It's a Cause and effect essay focusing on addiction in society and the cause and effects of this addiction. I immediately chose Self Harm as my subject choice as I am a recovering one. This essay is meant to have 3+ points of each; examples, description, cause, and effect. I know the back round behind my story, but it's not quite something i'd want to let a teacher know has happened to me, even if the paper is written in third person. My subject is going to be Self Harm and the fact that it's fairly hidden in today's society and what would be better within the world if the general public knew what to do with it and how to help out rather than the many disasters that I and many of you have seen. So I was wondering if maybe some of you could write a little bit about your back stories, or how Self Harm has effected your life, or even the over coming of it, the people who've helped you and how, anything really, you don't have to, but I would definitely appreciate it. I won't use real names (of course) but if I want to know a little more I might send you a message. And if you don't want to post it here you can send me a message.
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Re: Hey, could you guys help me out? (not a problem just a request) - March 8th 2011, 04:48 PM

I'l PM you, it would be easier. :-)

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Re: Hey, could you guys help me out? (not a problem just a request) - March 8th 2011, 06:34 PM

well you could say, that self harm "the self harming affected my friends and family, cause they didnt see the scars the way i did" i have been self harming for a long time, and for my, im not addicted, i depend on it sorta thing, i hope this helped a little :''3 just put stuff like every scar means another day of being there, or something similer, im sorry if this didnt help <3

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Re: Hey, could you guys help me out? (not a problem just a request) - March 8th 2011, 09:07 PM

Self harm caused me to be denied a job in the care sector as because of it, I have been labelled as mentally unstable, even though I had been self harm free for several months. I had been self harming for 5+ years previous to this.
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Re: Hey, could you guys help me out? (not a problem just a request) - March 9th 2011, 12:00 AM

I started cutting during middle school, because of bullying and problems at home. At school people ask me if im a cutter, i lie, because truthfully i dont want to admit that i have a problem. I hate always having to hide it, the long sleeves and makeup but its better than people knowing. I think that in society people don't understand why people do it, they just think its for attention. i hope it helped

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Re: Hey, could you guys help me out? (not a problem just a request) - March 9th 2011, 02:13 AM

I started cutting this last november because i fell in love with my best friend and knew she didnt love me back. once i talked to her about it she helped me to stop cutting. I hadnt cut since christmas untill about 2weeks ago when something just snapped inside of me and i cut all up and down my arm so badly that im surprised i didnt die. then i tryed to resist but once the pain faded away i started again. now i have been able to stop for a week because my friend made me a braclet that says TWLOHA on it and it reminds me that she loves me and it makes me want to not cut so i can make her proud of me. I hope i can last long and live strong and i hope i helped you with your paper if you has question or need any thing just pm me. also i hope you are well and safe, peace and love,

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Re: Hey, could you guys help me out? (not a problem just a request) - March 9th 2011, 06:51 AM

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